COPA Airlines continues adding new destinies and flights departing from Panama. The Panamanian airline now connects from Tocumen directly to Toronto, Canada four times per week. Panama is a known destination in Canada and statistical numbers demonstrate the arrival of 42.128 Canadians between January and November 2010, with represents a growth of 25% from the previous year. COPA Airlines also announced that they have 4 new weekly flights to Porto Alegre, Brazil and a similar frequency of flights to Nassau Bahamas.
COPA Airlines transported the past year more than 5,2 million passengers through the hub of the Americas which proves that tourism is a great sector and market influencing Panama`s booming economy.
Top executives of the airline indicate that the addition of new flights is a determining factor which reaffirms their leadership in the region. This is also an important determinant of the growth of the Panamanian tourism as is its hotel plant, its presence in the international markets thanks to the campaigns of trade and the functions of the Authority of Tourism of Panama, ATP.
In the event that announced the new flights of COPA, Rafael Bárcenas, Director of Civil Aeronautics, announced the putting into operation of three radars that will increase the quality and the security of the services offered by Tocumen Airport.
This way the tourist industry gets more prepared increase of visitors, with an increase in flights, airport facilities, and the increase in the hotel offering. All activities which make Panama a prime location for your travels.